Group Of International NGOs Call On U.S. Congress To Maintain Current Foreign Assistance Budget Funding Levels

International Rescue Committee: Ahead of Secretary Tillerson’s Budget Testimony, Humanitarian, Development and Global Health Organizations Release New Data Showing the Devastating Human Costs of Proposed Administration Cuts to Foreign Assistance
“…[A] leading group of humanitarian, development, and global health organizations are releasing new data that show just how devastating [the Trump administration’s] proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries. … The organizations … called on Congress to reject the administration’s request for drastic reductions in foreign assistance and instead maintain current funding levels…” (3/12).